Barcelona, 19 March 2019
Turkey’s economy has been growing fast for decades and enterprises and governments are investing massively in IT technology. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), big data and analytics in Turkey is set to total $292 million in 2018, up 15.2% on 2017 – and the forecast for 2019 is even higher. On the enterprise software side, Turkey is the global leader in implementing the newest enhancement of SAP® which is S/4HANA Business Suite.
To serve this demand, the German software company DATAVARD and KOMTAŞ, a Turkish company specialized in data management and advanced analytics formed a unique partnership. Their common goal is to enable SAP® clients to run Big Data analytics applications and tap into Advanced Analytics Solutions, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning possibilities.
DATAVARD will be the gateway for SAP users to new data analytics and AI use cases in Hadoop. KOMTAŞ will act as the local thought-leader and reseller for Turkey. Together, the two companies will develop out-of-the-box solutions for various industries and use cases. The first reference customers and projects are expected in summer 2019.
“Turkey is at the forefront in adapting new technical innovations such as S/4HANA and Hadoop. At the same time, we see a surge in Big Data analytics and AI use cases across all industries. This alliance will help enterprises to bring these two worlds intelligently together. We couldn’t find anyone better than KOMTAŞ to bridge the SAP world with Hadoop, given their credible team and long-standing history in analytical solutions.” Ekrem Namazcı, VP Sales & Channel EMEA, Datavard Software.
“Almost all major firms in Turkey that invest in data are using SAP in a part of their data management system and looking for possibilities to leverage their ecosystem with data-driven applications for analytics and AI. With DATAVARD, we have the market leader for SAP & big data integration as our strategic partner and we are thrilled to support our clients with its innovative solutions ‘Made in Germany’. Damla Haliloğlu, Marketing & Ecosystem Development Manager, KOMTAŞ.
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